Technology is changing at a rapid pace. You know that. So, don’t get stuck in a catch-up game. Stay ahead of the pack and use the new technology to your advantage. Take, for example, the use of smartphones. Right now, consumers are using their phones more and more.
According to a number of sources, (and just, you know, understanding the world around you) people are using their phones to access the web more and more.
Take a look at these stats:
Plus, research predicts that mobile internet is growing at such a rate that by 2014, mobile internet should take over desktop internet usage
How does this affect us and what do we do about it? This is the perfect opportunity to make sure that smartphones can access your sites, and your sites are mobile optimized. And by using HTML5 and CSS3, you will be able to create mobile optimized sites that any and all consumers can access. Here are some important things to keep in mind when using HTML5 and CSS3:
- HTML5 provides better accessibility to content while allowing for some of the cool animations once available only in Flash
- All smartphones support HTML5.
- HTML5 helps with SEO as it keeps all copy actual “text”
- CSS3 now do cool design effects without the heavy load time of images
- Drop shadow
- Rounded corners
So, get ready. Get set. And start working with HTML5 and CSS3! Because if you don’t…you’re going to be eating your competitors’ dust.